MtE Update – February 19 2021

  1. Worship this Sunday February 21 returns to the church for those who would like to attend; the live streaming will also continue as before.
  2. The most recent Synod eNews (Feb 18)
  3. Check out the Hotham Mission web site for an update on what we’re up to!
  4. Friends of MtE organist Donald Nicholson may be interested in his upcoming concert, Lord Willoughby’s Welcome Home!
  5. Lenten study details are now finalised: Wednesdays 10, 17 and 24, and Fridays 12, 19 and 26, and possibly others. The Friday series will be online — easy to get to, and a great conversion!
  6. Job Series On most of the Sundays between Feb 14 and Easter (that is, when Craig is preaching), our focus text will be from the book of Job, reading in tandem with the set gospel for the day. This coming Sunday February 21 we will jump from the beginning almost to the end and hear Job 42.1-6. See here for some more information about Job and the series; some background on this week’s gospel reading can be found here.

Other things of interest

  1. Book Launch: There will be a book launch at St Mary’s on Saturday 10 April at 4 pm: Dorothy A. Lee, The Ministry of Women in the New Testament. Reclaiming the Biblical Vision for Church Leadership (Baker Academic, 2021). The book will be launched by Bishop Kate Prowd and will be on sale for 20% discount. The event will include refreshments by the Hospitality committee. All are welcome!

Old News

  1. A primer on pastoral care conversation is being offered in a neighbouring Presbytery; details here.

Advance Dates

  1. Congregational Meeting — March 14, following worship
  2. AGM — April 18, following worship